A festival for food lovers! Westchester Wine and Food Festival returns June 4-8

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 Foodies rejoice!  Westchester Magazines Wine and Food Festival is back ! More than 100 restaurants and food trucks and over 150 types of wines, beers and spirits will fill the week with food and fun.

Events held during this jam-packed week will not just offer festival-goers a chance to sample some of the best food and beverages Westchester has to offer, but also give them a chance to support two very worthy causes. Benefiting charities are the Westchester Parks Foundation and Feeding Westchester.

Schedule of Events

Salute! A Wine Tasting Tour of Italy

When: Tuesday, June 4th, 5:30-7:30pm  Where: Gigante Restaurant & Bar, Eastchester, NY

Ticket price: $95 in advance, $105 at the door; Ticket + Dinner at Gigante at 8pm: $150 (tax, gratuity and beverages not included)
Benefitting charity:
Westchester Parks Foundation

Enjoy a walk-around tasting of wines from Tuscany, Veneto, Piedmonte, Trentino-Alto Adige, Sicily, and Sardinia, along with savory and sweet Italian bites.

Taste & Style

When: Wednesday, June 5th, 6-9pm  Where: Savor Westchester at The Westchester (Level 4), White Plains, NY

Ticket price: $30 (includes $25 Simon gift card) Tickets will not be sold at the door. Be a part of this fun-filled evening featuring delicious bites and drinks, shopping, makeovers and great giveaways. A highlight of the event will be a bartender shake-off, with some of the area’s top mixologists competing to create the night’s best cocktail.

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Burger & Beer Blast

When: Thursday, June 6th, 6-10pm Where: Kensico Dam Plaza, Valhalla, NY

Ticket price: $75 in advance, $85 at the door  Benefitting charity: Westchester Parks Foundation     Westchester’s hottest summer block party is back and better than ever, with 35 restaurants and food trucks, live music plus wine, beer and spirits. Taste the delicious burgers created by top local chefs competing for the coveted Heineken Light Best Burger Award and the ALL NEW Judge’s Choice Award.

 Food Truck Festival

When: Friday, June 7th, 6-9pm Where: Cross County Shopping Center, Yonkers NY

Ticket price: $50 in advance (includes all food and beverages), $60 at the door

Benefitting charity: Feeding Westchester  Grab your all-inclusive ticket to a food truck festival like you’ve never seen before, as some of the best food trucks from across the county come together for a fun-filled night of food, beer, wine and spirits

Winemakers Dinners

When: Friday, June 7th, 6-10pm  Ticket price: $150 (tax and gratuity not included) Tickets will not be sold at the door.   Four of the county’s top restaurants will each host a one-of-a-kind Winemakers Dinner in the restaurant’s private dining room, with exquisite cuisine specifically complement top vintage wines. Wine masters and chefs will discuss each course and wine during this intimate dinner.

Participating Restaurants & Wineries:

  • Chateau Maris Wine Dinner at RiverMarket Bar & Kitchen, Tarrytown, NY
  • Kermit Lynch Wine Dinner at Crabtree’s Kittle House, Chappaqua, NY
  • Maison Joseph Drouhin Wine Dinner at La Panetiere, Rye, NY
  • Rombauer Vineyards Wine Dinner at X2O Xaviars on the Hudson, Yonkers, NY

 Grand Tasting Village

When: Saturday, June 8th, 12-4pm Where: Kensico Dam Plaza, Valhalla, NY

Ticket Price: $85 general admission, $95 at the door; Party Line Connoisseurs Tent: $125 in advance, $135 at the door

Benefitting Charity: Westchester Parks Foundation The signature event of the Wine & Food Festival features tastings from 50+ local restaurants and food trucks and more than 150 wines & spirits, chef demonstrations and wine seminars.

Visit www.westchestermagazine.com/winefood for complete details, participating restaurants, chefs and ticket sales.

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